Frankie completed his Bachelor’s of Community Mental Health, Diploma in Child and Youth Care, and also Social Service Work all at Seneca King College. Using all of his schooling, it has opened different opportunities for him to work within vulnerable sectors with youth, adolescence and seniors with all diverse identities. Identifying with the LGBTQ+ community, Frankie joined Stepstones for Youth because of understanding firsthand how discrimination can affect a youth mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. By using different strength-based approaches, he shows individuals they have a voice and how it can be one of their most powerful tools that helps navigation for youth through challenges and barriers. Fun fact about Frankie is that he loves music (Lady Gaga and Abba)=, anything Disco), watching horror movies, Shark Week, and also hiking, swimming, and generally being one with nature.